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There are a lot of little details in this block that I love. The letterform itself looks like an earlier sans serif, because of the thick and thin variations. It’s got an odd little round wound at the top on the upper middle of the face. The router levels are very clear in the upper vertices, you can see the deeper, wider cut above and the smaller bit below it.

There are traces of red ink grouped in a few places, and you can see where someone tried to clean it off, leaving trail marks. There are also lots of traces of splotches of darker ink. The grain splashes across the face of the letter very nicely, I like the few places where the rings go dark. All these little details make for a really neat block. This is one that I got to know a lot better once I scanned it.

Style: Unknown Gothic
Style first appeared: Unknown
Size: 19 line
Manufacturer: Unknown
Manufacturing Method: Pantograph
Is it part of a complete set? No

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